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Read: Top 10 Security Stories From May 2017

Top 10 Security Stories From May 2017

All the integral security news and events you may have missed from the month of May.

Read: Alarm.com Announces Google Home Integration

Alarm.com Announces Google Home Integration

Users can now ask Google to ‘secure my home’ with Alarm.com’s latest voice-control integration.

Read: Consumer Intent to Buy Amazon Echo, Google Home and Other Voice Assistants Remains Low, Study Says

Consumer Intent to Buy Amazon Echo, Google Home and Other Voice Assistants Remains Low, Study Says

The findings come from GfK’s new “Commanding Media” report, one of an annual series of reports known as The Home Technology Monitor.

Read: First Alert and Google Form Partnership to Advance Connected Home Platform

First Alert and Google Form Partnership to Advance Connected Home Platform

A smart wifi thermostat will be the first compatible product to launch.

Read: Google Home, Assistant, Nest and Cast Merge as Unified Smart Home Ecosystem

Google Home, Assistant, Nest and Cast Merge as Unified Smart Home Ecosystem

With the new Google Home hub and Google Assistant speech-recognition engine, plus integration with Nest IoT devices and audio/video via Cast, Google will rival Apple (Homekit) and Amazon (Alexa) in voice-controlled home automation.

Read: Control4 Will Support Google Home, Google Assistant for IoT Voice Control Via IFTTT

Control4 Will Support Google Home, Google Assistant for IoT Voice Control Via IFTTT

Developer Chowmain updates IFTTT driver for Control4 home automation, adding support for Google Home IoT hub and Google Assistant voice control. CEO compares Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant integration platforms.

Read: Nest Reportedly ‘Not for Sale’; Company to Release Outdoor Security Camera

Nest Reportedly ‘Not for Sale’; Company to Release Outdoor Security Camera

The Verge obtained a letter from new Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz to employees that outlines the company’s direction going forward.

Read: Voice-Activated Google Home Device Now Has Smart Home Capabilities

Voice-Activated Google Home Device Now Has Smart Home Capabilities

Google Home was officially announced on Wednesday and will rival Amazon Echo.

Read: Honeywell, Google Resolve Patent Lawsuit Over Nest Lab Thermostats

Honeywell, Google Resolve Patent Lawsuit Over Nest Lab Thermostats

Honeywell filed the lawsuit against Nest Labs back in 2012.

Read: Report Predicts Google, Apple to Dominate Home Security Market in 20 Years

Report Predicts Google, Apple to Dominate Home Security Market in 20 Years

Research firm Citigroup predicts that self-serve security solutions from tech firms like Google and Apple will make up 62.5 percent of the home security market in 20 years.

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